GEH1061: Representation and Media

Taken in: AY16/17 Semester 2 Lecturer/Tutor: Ms Sofia Morales What the module is about, briefly: So this module comes from CNM (Communications and New Media) department. It begins with the basic theories of representation and media - ideas of signifier, signified, semiotics, creation of social constructs etc... (i.e. Foucault, Barthes, Butler...). These theories are then … Continue reading GEH1061: Representation and Media

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EN3249: Introduction to Visual Culture: Art, Film and Media

Taken in: AY 16/17 Semester 2 Lecturer: Dr. David Teh What the module is about, briefly: Art history, visual culture, various mediums (photography, painting, videography, etc). Background historical context as well as relevance to current media and technological advancements. Texts: mostly pdfs/readings (mostly in RBR, some given in package) Workload: You should do AT LEAST … Continue reading EN3249: Introduction to Visual Culture: Art, Film and Media

Don’t despise the day of small things

It's the little things that count, and this semester, I learnt to be proud of, and thankful for the smallest things. They're little on their own but if you put them together, they're not so little after all. Here's 25 little victories this semester: Being punctual for class. God knows how hard it was to … Continue reading Don’t despise the day of small things

PS2203: Ancient Western Political Thought

Taken in: AY16/17 Semester 1 Lecturer: Prof Ethan Andrew Putterman TA: Charles Brian Suresh (Bob) What the module is about, briefly: Aristotle, Plato and Machiavelli - political systems, human nature, religion and it's link to politics, constitutional stuff, etc. Texts: Plato - The Republic Aristotle - The Politics Aristotle - The Poetics Niccolo Machiavelli - … Continue reading PS2203: Ancient Western Political Thought

GET1029/GEK1067: Life, the Universe, and Everything

Taken in: AY16/17 Semester 1 Lecturer: Prof Loy Hui Chieh 6-7 other tutors (for tutorials). Mine was Theresa Helke What the module is about, briefly: It's philosophy 1101, it's the intro module so there's a different topic covered every week and you get exposed to the various dilemmas of metaphysics, epistemology, applied ethics etc. The … Continue reading GET1029/GEK1067: Life, the Universe, and Everything